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Publix St. Patrick's Day Theft

Mar 17, 2021
Media Contact : Alicia Manautou, PIO

Do you recognize this man? Polk County Sheriff's Office detectives need your help to identify the suspect in this video.

On March 17th at about 10:45 a.m., this man walked into a Publix (6767 US 98 N) in unincorporated Lakeland, and stole 2 bottles of champagne, 3 ribeye steaks, and 2 packs of Publix bakery cookies. Even if he was trying to impress someone on St. Patrick’s Day, there are better ways to do so than through thievery. 

If you recognize this suspect or have any information regarding this crime, please contact Detective T. Wright at 863- 577-1600 (reference case #21-11338).

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